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AMQP connection properties

When you set up an AMQP connection, you must configure the connection properties.
The following table describes the AMQP connection properties:
Connection Name
Name of the connection.
The name is not case sensitive and must be unique within the domain. You can change this property after you create the connection. The name cannot exceed 128 characters, contain spaces, or contain the following special characters:
~ ` ! $ % ^ & * ( ) - + = { [ } ] | \ : ; " ' < , > . ? /
Optional. Description that you can use to identity the connection.
The description cannot exceed 4,000 characters.
The AMQP connection type.
If you do not see the connection type, go to the Add-On Connectors page to install the connector.
Runtime Environment
Name of the runtime environment where you want to run the tasks.
Host Name
Network address of the AMQP broker.
Port number of the AMQP broker to which the underlying TCP connection is made.
Default is 5672.
Virtual Host
Virtual host name that identifies the AMQP system.
Use the virtual host name for enhanced security.
Username for the AMQP broker.
Password for the AMQP broker.
Enable this option to use SSL for secure transmission.
If you enable the SSL authentication, ensure that you provide both keystore and truststore details for using the AMQP connection in a streaming ingestion task.
Keystore File Name
Contains the keys and certificates required for secure communication.
Keystore Password
Password for the keystore filename.
Keystore Type
Type of keystore that you want to use.
Keystore type defines the storage and data format of the keystore information and the algorithms used to protect private keys in the keystore.
Use one of the following types:
  • - JKS. Stores private keys and certificates.
  • - PKCS12. Stores private keys, secret keys, and certificates.
Truststore File Name
Name of the truststore file.
Truststore Password
Password for the truststore file.
Truststore Type
Type of truststore that you want to use.
Use one of the following types:
  • - JKS
  • - PKCS 12
TLS Protocol
Transport protocols that you want to use.
Use one of the following types:
  • - SSL
  • - SSLv2Hello
  • - SSLv3
  • - TLS
  • - TLSv1
  • - TLSv1.1
  • - TLSv1.2
Client Authentication
Client authentication policy when connecting to the secured AMQP broker.
Use one of the following property values when you define and enable an SSL context.
  • - WANT
  • - NONE